The caveat of content curation
NOVEMBER 3, 2015
However I’d like to explicate his implied caveat: …if good content is available. Anyone who’s spent 5 minutes in an organisational setting appreciates how difficult it can be to source relevant, actionable content. Under these circumstances – when the right content can not be found – there is nothing to curate, so we have no choice but to create it.
5 Ways to Stop Training Content Overload
APRIL 23, 2015
How much training is “enough”? Are you overloading your learners with training? In our Learning & Remembering Survey, first conducted in December 2014, 24% of respondents said that “content overload’ was a huge problem in their organizations. 38% more said that knowledge transfer and retention of content are their biggest challenges.
A Framework For Content Curation
NOVEMBER 18, 2015
It is with this in mind that I have started thinking about a model – or perhaps more accurately, a framework – for content curation. As a framework for content curation, however, I feel the heuristic doesn’t go far enough. While related to the subject matter, this content need not be “educational” in the traditional sense. This content is new knowledge. ATTRACT ME.
How to Use Content to Evaluate Your New Training Initiative
FEBRUARY 20, 2017
When you’re implementing a new training initiative, one of the first questions your sponsor will ask is, "How will you measure the success of your program?". After all, measuring any training is difficult, and figuring out what will be appropriate measurement for a new program is complex. Content Creation 50 Modern Blended Learning Blogs
Customer Training Completion Rates
Curious to learn how different factors in your training courses may affect completion rates? We crunched the numbers to help you set goals for course completion and build your content strategy. Download the study to learn what kind of content keeps learners engaged, how long courses should be, and more
eLearning Needs to Move Beyond Content Delivery
MARCH 28, 2017
eLearning applications are perfectly poised to help employees practice and apply what they’ve trained on. There’s no arguing with the fact that eLearning has put down roots in the training world and will continue to grow. Employee training isn’t complete until learners apply their knowledge. Practice is a crucial element of any training program. “ Pract.us
Is Content Curation the Future of Instructional Design?
FEBRUARY 7, 2017
Curation is a trending topic getting a lot of attention in the training and learning and development industry. Is the training department best suited to solve this perceived problem? What Other Professions Curate Content? Do other jobs exist that include curating content? Throughout time, it’s been the librarian who has mastered the art of content curation.
User generated content; The next trend!
Challenge to Learn
FEBRUARY 16, 2016
The world of training and development in the enterprise continues to change rapidly. Learning departments can no longer keep up with the demand for ad hoc knowledge sharing and training requests. There is a growing need for regional training in local languages within distributed global enterprises that central teams struggle to support. generated content over six years ago.
L&D in 2015: Too Much Content, Too Little Time
JANUARY 6, 2015
The real trend in learning and development, or in any business function where training is needed, is how the central challenges and pain points do not change much year after year. Too much content delivered to learners and/or content that changes frequently.(39%). Organizations overload learners with content, and it changes quickly. Is your training helping them do that?
[Study] The Anatomy of a Training Course
Want to create the perfect training course? The experts from Skilljar analyzed content creation trends within the training space. Their findings can serve as a benchmark as you build out your own strategy. Click to download
Storytelling—A Powerful Instructional Technique for Attitudinal Trainings
AUGUST 5, 2016
Learning and development managers would vouch for the fact that attitudinal trainings are amongst their key training areas. Workplace attitudinal training (such as promoting safe and ethical behavior, resolving conflicts, imparting organization’s culture, or getting a buy-in for the management's change agenda) helps employees develop a right attitude. Stories are inspiring.
The Training Industry 2016 Content Development Companies Watch List
JUNE 3, 2016
eLearning Brothers is honored to announce that we have been selected as 1 of 20 fine training companies in this year’s Content Development Companies Watch List. Though our template work has garnered much acclaim, over the past few years we have also been privileged to work with several distinguished clients to bring world-class custom eLearning into their training programs.
Designing An Effective Elearning Content Strategy
SEPTEMBER 24, 2014
Content strategy is the plan which outlines what form of content will be made available to learners in what form. Designing an effective elearning strategy involves communicating all the training material to employees in a way that best appeals to their learning psychology. That is, what will be taught through videos; what will be available for reading, so on and so forth.
5 Content Troubleshooting Tips for Instructional Designers
OCTOBER 8, 2014
Do you ever feel stuck as Instructional Designers with content you can’t work with? I’ve been staring at this content for what feels like forever and have no idea what to do with it. Spending time staring at the ceiling or reading and re-reading your content? If you’re struggling to know how to handle a piece of content, it’s likely you lack information. Still no ideas?
Learner motivation explained! Learn how to use an LMS to motivate your learners to upskill
Training and development professionals often bemoan the lack of apparent initiative in their trainees. Learning professionals spend huge sums of money creating or acquiring skill aligned libraries of learning content, only to watch almost helplessly as learners refuse to engage with any training available that isn’t mandatory
5 Lessons from Netflix on Creating Addicting Elearning Content
FEBRUARY 25, 2016
Netflix has drastically changed how we engage with content. What is really interesting, is how we can use Netflix principles in creating learning content. 5 Lessons from Netflix on Creating Addicting Elearning Content: 1. On-demand content. Everyone loves to feel like the content they are watching is relatable and this draws viewers in further. Make it Real.
Build a Better Leadership Development Program With our Leadership Content!
NOVEMBER 9, 2015
With ej4’s updated Leadership content, you can grow novice leaders into seasoned veterans who can delegate, motivate, and cultivate their staff to greatness. Check out our Leadership content in this video: Dive deeper into our Leadership content now. The post Build a Better Leadership Development Program With our Leadership Content! eLearning Leadership Leadership Training ej4 Leadership development program leadership training contentYou need the best leaders to help get the best from your employees. appeared first on.
Why You Need More User-Generated Content in Your Training Program
FEBRUARY 14, 2017
Staff training can be created by and for employees with user -generated content. You may have heard a lot about user-generated content (UGC) with respect to marketing. Employees create training content for their peers to learn from. User-generated content refers to anything employees create for their colleagues to reference or learn from.
Modernising training content (online workshop)
MARCH 23, 2015
Following my posts about Modern Workplace Learning, this is the first of a series of online workshops which will help you make it a reality. Next public online workshop runs: 6 April – 1 May Much of today’s e-learning is unappealing, and differs greatly from the resources enjoyed daily on the Web. This workshop looks at […]. Social learning
Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success
situations, or present individualized content. For example, your goal might be to hire and train three new service teams this year. training that employees can put to use immediately. Conduct Behavioral Interviews” and “Design Great Training.” The final product shows a direct link between the training and the goals of the. training it needs. the training.
Does Your eLearning Have too Much Content?
MARCH 3, 2014
content. They know the content and consequently have a hard time knowing how much detail is too much. If your organization is pumping out content-heavy eLearning and you want to find a better way, take a look at the simple tips below. ” That’s right: only 1/3 of an ideal training solution is a “tell.” Maybe an image if you’re lucky.
Content Marketing for your Association isn’t as Scary as you Think
OCTOBER 31, 2016
As a marketer, it’s hard to ignore the content marketing buzz. How do you know if you’re executing content marketing correctly? Do you need to have a budget for content marketing? The question is how do you get your staff, and yourself, to think like a content marketer? Increase sales (annual conference attendees, recorded webinars, online training/courses).
Is E-learning Content Repurposing The Answer To Effective Use Of Available Resources?
SEPTEMBER 28, 2016
With increased popularity of e-learning in the corporate world, it is a good idea to build in the scope of repurposing content, especially when creating custom e-learning content. By creating a strategy that takes into account all available resources, we can reap the benefits of repurposing by improving the speed and quality of e-learning content development.
8 Types of Content to Include in Your eLearning Training
MARCH 20, 2017
Megan is a contributor for TechnologyAdvice.com , with specializations in HR, employee training, B2B marketing, and sales. Learning management systems are a great way to conduct corporate training and help your staff improve their skills. E-learning exposes your staff to compliance training and extra learning opportunities that can be completed at their own pace and convenience.
Learning Insights Guide 2017: Progress with Purpose
curation Page 26 Contents L&D “THE FUTURE OF LEARNING IS ON. We’re no longer deliverers of training – we’re. attention on how learning content is. or be engaged with intelligent content, the same as they would if they’re picking. shift from ‘training manager’ to "talent. You deliver a piece of content that your. Content that just. learning content.
Designing Mobile Learning Content: Getting Started
JUNE 8, 2015
Just like with any new project, a mobile learning implementation program needs a thorough assessment of the current training situation and the tools being used to deliver training. Research your target audience – Knowing your audience before designing content and delivery methods is an absolute must. Image Credit – Freepik.com. How will you design for multiple devices?
[INFOGRAPHIC] Discover How Mobile-First Content Enables Deskless Workers
DECEMBER 20, 2016
Disseminating critical business content to remote employees is a challenge that businesses have previously tried to overcome by utilizing paper binders, portals, and PDFs—all of which lack the ability to share real-time information. Planes, trains, automobiles, customer sites, office buildings, restaurants, hotels (sales). For deskless workers, mobile content means empowerment.
LMS Utility For Content Providers: Helping Content Companies Sell Better, Market Better
DECEMBER 28, 2016
Within the plethora of organizations utilizing LMS for their training management needs, a large chunk of learning management system users are content companies which create and sell e-courses to other organizations. So modern LMS should build in value for learning content companies and accommodate their needs. They expect the same visual appeal in the learning platform as well.
The path toward better partner channel learning content
JANUARY 29, 2016
Take a second to think about the type of learning content you provide for your reseller network. How does it stack up to your internal sales training content? By fostering channels that have better training, more product knowledge and are more skilled than your competition, you get an indirect workforce with the potential to reach new levels of loyalty and results.
4 Ways to Close the Learning-Doing Gap for Front-Line Managers [GUIDE]
Isn’t there a lot of training out their. training content available but, the vast majority are frustrated by. the lack of transfer back to the job after participating in training. KnowledgeAdvisors (2015) reports that “41% of training. effective training and support. help from the leadership training market. training session? Is training.
JUNE 9, 2015
But compared to learning that really has an impact: medical, flight, or military training for instance, it seems woefully under-practiced. So, I’d roughly (and generously) estimate that the ratio is around 80:20 for content: practice. So, two questions: do we just need more practice, or do we also have too much content. Yes, designing practice is harder than just delivering content, but it’s not that much harder to develop more than just to develop some. However, I’ll argue we’re also delivering too much content. design
The Inseparable Trio: Learning Objectives, Training Content, and Assessments
SEPTEMBER 28, 2016
Consider this training situation. They need to be trained quickly on how to convince physicians to continue prescribing their drug. Let’s see what happens if the learning objectives, course content, and assessments are not aligned with each other. . Training content: The training content has detailed description and information about.
A Trainer's Perspective on Making Corporate Training More Productive
FEBRUARY 28, 2017
For quite some time now, we have been focusing on how to make corporate training better. In a recent blog post , we spoke about making compliance training fun. Continuing on the same lines, today we are going to explore how to make compliance, and rather, all internal training more interesting for employees. We would explore the first-hand experience of a customer (Name Confidential) on how she made training more interesting for her organization’s employees. Me: How important is compliance training within your organization ? Why T? The CEO! The President!
Developing Exceptional Content
SEPTEMBER 22, 2014
No one could argue that the most important driver for a great training experience is exceptional content design and development. Exceptional training does not come through happenstance, but from well thought-out design, preparation and development of an interactive and professional experience for the learner. It’s a great time to be in our profession
Should You Recycle Training Content?
MARCH 5, 2014
Nowhere is this more true than in training and elearning. Leveraging Previous Training Content is Okay… Right? They hired our team to come in, create the training, deliver it, and be on our way. Taking training content from a live course and making it into an elearning course doesn’t work so well either. elearning training
Does Your eLearning Content Set Off Fireworks?
JUNE 29, 2016
Unlike pyrotechnic designers, as creators of eLearning content, we don’t want our courses to explode— but we do want them to stick with learners in the same way. Thousands of people took every form of transportation (trains, subways, buses and bicycles) to get to the riverbed from where we watched the display. The post Does Your eLearning Content Set Off Fireworks?